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An evening with Janet Holmes à Court

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September 6, 2006

An evening with Janet Holmes à Court

Women in Media invites you to hear one of Australia’s most influential business women, Janet Holmes à Court, AO.

Janet Holmes à Court is Chairman of Heytesbury Pty Ltd, a family-owned company with extensive business interests in Australia.

One of the most successful women doing business in the west, Mrs Holmes a Court will discuss how Western Australians can take a bigger part in the national conversation about the economy and the arts.

The major enterprises in the Heytesbury Group are Heytesbury Beef, a large cattle breeding company, Vasse Felix winery, Heytesbury Thoroughbreds and the Holmes a Court Collection, which is one of Australia’s leading indigenous and 20th Century Australian art collections.

Mrs Holmes à Court, a UWA science graduate and former science teacher, is also Chairman of the John Holland Group, the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, the Australian Children’s Television Foundation and the Urban Design Centre of WA.

In 1995 Mrs Holmes à Court became Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year in the UK and in the same year was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia for services to business, the arts and the community.